ASTM International - ASTM E1566-00(2006)

Standard Guide for Handling Hazardous Biological Materials in Liquid Nitrogen

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Organization: ASTM International
Publication Date: 1 November 2006
Status: historical
Page Count: 2
ICS Code (Biology. Botany. Zoology): 07.080
ICS Code (Refrigerating technology): 27.200
significance And Use:

This guide is intended for use by individuals maintaining and handling hazardous biological material in liquid nitrogen freezers.

This guide does not cover all aspects of every situation... View More

scope:

1.1 This guide covers recommended procedures for maintaining and handling hazardous biological materials at liquid nitrogen temperatures.

1.2 This guide covers the safety precautions recommended when handling material stored in liquid nitrogen.

1.3 This guide does not cover the maintenance and handling of hazardous biological materials maintained at cryogenic temperatures in systems other than liquid nitrogen.

1.4 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as the standard.

This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

Document History

February 1, 2019
Standard Guide for Handling Hazardous Biological Materials in Liquid Nitrogen
1.1 This guide covers recommended procedures for maintaining and handling hazardous biological materials at liquid nitrogen temperatures. 1.2 This guide covers the safety precautions recommended...
December 1, 2014
Standard Guide for Handling Hazardous Biological Materials in Liquid Nitrogen
1.1 This guide covers recommended procedures for maintaining and handling hazardous biological materials at liquid nitrogen temperatures. 1.2 This guide covers the safety precautions recommended...
ASTM E1566-00(2006)
November 1, 2006
Standard Guide for Handling Hazardous Biological Materials in Liquid Nitrogen
1.1 This guide covers recommended procedures for maintaining and handling hazardous biological materials at liquid nitrogen temperatures. 1.2 This guide covers the safety precautions recommended when...
September 10, 2000
Standard Guide for Handling Hazardous Biological Materials in Liquid Nitrogen
1.1 This guide covers recommended procedures for maintaining and handling hazardous biological materials at liquid nitrogen temperatures. 1.2 This guide covers the safety precautions recommended...
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